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Freight forwarding is the very core of what we do. It is the act of arranging the transport of goods from point A to…


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Container Ship in Liverpool Port

Atlantic Container Line signs 15-Year agreement with Peel Ports Group


Atlantic Container Line (ACL), a Grimaldi Group Company, has agreed a new 15-year contract extension for container and…


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Oil Rig

The IMO 2020 Fuel Surcharge is coming


Low-sulphur regulations may trigger more slow steaming and transhipment and be ruinous for some container lines if they…


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Brexit

Are you ready for Brexit?


The Government has said that the UK will be leaving the EU on 31 October. Leaving the EU without a deal means there…


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Maritime shipping experts experience in Hamburg

Do Tariffs Cause Prices To Go Up? Not Necessarily.


President Trump recently raised tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese exports and threatened to impose import duties…


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The role of the blockchain in shipping

The role of the blockchain in shipping


The technology we use is becoming more and more connected every day, we can connect to our home security through our…


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Felixstowe still ‘playing catch-up’ after I.T chaos


Disruption to container traffic at the port of Felixstowe has eased considerably in the past week, but road haulage…


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US box imports show no sign of slowing


The new round of tariffs implemented by China and the US last month are not so far dimming US box imports, with…


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Rising fuel costs set to push up container freight rates


Shippers should expect a freight rate increase of between 13% and 20% next year if carriers are to make up for the…


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China congestion ‘likely to affect other Asian ports’


Port congestion at key hub terminals in China will ripple down to ports across Asia and further disrupt feeder…


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Shippers hold emergency meeting over sea freight capacity crisis


European shippers held an emergency meeting last week over the current ocean freight capacity crisis in which delays of…


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Container Shipping lines lose $3.5bn in 2016


The world’s major container shipping lines made estimated collective losses of $3.5 billion in 2016, their first annual…


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Supply chains disrupted by European box export capacity crunch


European exporters are facing “a huge booking crunch” to secure eastbound ocean freight capacity that is disrupting…


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Authorised Economic Operator (AEO certification)

ZENITH ACHIEVES AEO STATUS


Zenith are proud to announce that they have been granted AEO Status by UK Tax authority HM Revenue & Customs…


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Maresk Container Ship

Maersk and MSC rule out HMM joining 2M alliance


After several months of discussions, Maersk Line and Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) have decided against…


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US Customs and border protection

US expands expedited ocean freight customs clearance programme


The US is expanding its customs facilitation programme C-TPAT ‘AQUA’, extending Customs and Border Protection (CBP)’s…


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